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Versalis to sign agreement with Forever Plast for plastics recycling plant at Porto Marghera

Versalis, Eni's chemical company, and Forever Plast, an Italian company and European leader in the recycling of post-consumer plastics, have signed a new agreement as part of a project aimed at transforming the Porto Marghera (Venice, Italy) industrial site. The agreement, signed by Versalis CEO...

From RecyClass a new certification scheme for recyclers

RecyClass extends its scope with the first European-wide audit scheme for plastic recyclers based on EN 15343 and fullfilling the requirements for conformity assessment described in ISO 17065. This certification will support the industry in complying with upcoming market and legal requirements in a...

CMG took part at PRS Europe 2022

On June 22 and 23, 2022, CMG Granulators took part at Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2022 in Amsterdam, an event for plastics recycling. On this occasion, the manufacturer from Budrio (Bologna) presented the new Evoluzione series, in particular the EV916 and EV616 models, solutions suitable for the most critical operating conditions...

Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022: Montello among the winners

Winners of the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2022 were announced during the Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2022, held in Amsterdam on June 22 and 23. Launched in 2017, the awards have witnessed a dramatic and inspirational rise in the circular use of plastics through increased recycling and recyclability over the last the five years...

Two Versalis projects to use industrial packaging obtained from industrial packaging

Eni's chemical company Versalis has started using packaging made from recycled raw materials from post-consumer industrial packaging. Packaging is the main sector in which plastics are used, accounting for 40.5% of total demand in Europe. If designed for single use, they quickly generate waste which...

NIR-detectable masterbatch for black flexible applications

The global masterbatch leader Ampacet has added Rec-NIR-Black PE 512 for black flexible applications to its carbon-free Rec-NIR-Black masterbatch range. Rec-NIR-Black masterbatches are near-infrared (NIR) transparent to allow sorting with near-infrared optical sensors. The reuse and recycling of...

Tomra calls for closing the loop on plastics recycling

There is still more to be done to close the loop in PET beverage containers field and Tomra aims at playing a key role in this context. The company considers that political framework, bold decisions and smart investments in collecting, sorting and recycling should be used to improve circularity...

In 2021 VinylPlus exceeds 810,000 tonnes of recycled PVC

On the occasion of VinylPlus Sustainability Forum 2022 (VSF2022), VinylPlus announced the results of the first year of its 2030 Commitment. Livestreamed from Brussels, VSF2022 gathered online around 500 participants from 40 countries. Under the theme “Embracing EU Green Deal Ambitions”...

In Scandinavia CMG relies on two new distributors

Recently, CMG Granulators started a new collaboration with KD Feddersen and Protec Scandinavia for the distribution of recycling equipment and solutions in the Nordic countries. KD Feddersen is a global distributor of technical products, engineering plastics, specialty chemicals and raw polymers...

Plastic recycling industry continues fast-paced efforts towards reaching the EU targets

The total installed plastics recycling capacity in 2020 in EU27+3 (European Union member States, UK, Norway and Switzerland) grew by 1.1 mt compared to the previous year. The new figures show that the plastics recycling industry remains resilient while continuing its path towards making plastics genuinely circular. The...

Starlinger recycling technology for Australia largest PET recycling plant

The recently opened Circular Plastics Australia PET recycling facility in Albury-Wodonga, New South Wales, is equipped with a recoStar PET 215 HC iV+ PET bottle-to-bottle recycling line from Starlinger that produces 2.5 tons of rPET per hour. Circular Plastics Australia (PET) is a joint venture partnership between...

Automotive and recycle together for sustainable mobility

The company of the Group Forvia, Faurecia, and Veolia have signed a cooperation and research agreement to jointly develop innovative compounds for automotive interior modules, aiming to achieve an average of 30% of recycled content by 2025. Through this partnership, the two companies will accelerate the...

Start for the R-Cycle community

R-Cycle starts into a new phase as an open community. The first official general assembly was held on May 3, 2022. at R-Cycle member Multivac's corporate site in Wolfertschwenden, Germany. R-Cycle was founded in 2020 as an initiative of various technology companies and organizations along the entire life cycle of...

CMG brings the efficiency in recycling at Greenplast

CMG will exhibit its most recent innovations for the recycling at the Greenplast 2022 exhibition-conference, scheduled at Fiera Milano from May 3 to 6, where its general manager, Giorgio Santella, will also take part at Tech Talks on May 4, organized as part of the Packaging Speaks Green conference, which...

TPE with post industrial recycled material for car interiors

Kraiburg TPE is expanding its portfolio for OEMs and their suppliers, while it significantly contributes to meeting recycling rates and is offering support in reducing the carbon footprint of products for automotive interiors: with a recycling content of up to 38%, interior post industrial recycled TPE grades provide the automotive market...

Piovan Group brings recycling and circular economy solutions to Greenplast

From May 3 to 6, 2022, Greenplast, the first edition of the fair dedicated to environmental sustainability, energy efficiency and circular economy in plastics and rubber industry, will take place at Fiera Milano in Milan. Piovan Group, with its brands Piovan and Energys, will be there to present its complete range of innovative systems for...

Circular Plastics Alliance approves the Plastica Seconda Vita scheme

Among the schemes so far approved by the Circular Plastics Alliance to communicate the end destination of recycled plastics to the European Union with the aim of reusing 10 million tons by 2025, Plastica Seconda Vita is the only one originated in Italy. The figures published by IPPR...

Erema mourns the passing of company cofounder Georg Wendelin

Nei giorni scorsi è mancato improvvisamente all’età di 84 anni Georg Wendelin, cofondatore di Erema, di cui era stato per lungo tempo managing partner e presidente del consiglio di sorveglianza. Nel 1983, quando il riciclo della plastica non era ancora un’annosa e delicata questione...

Tomra celebrates fifty years and aims for a world without waste

On March 31, Tomra, the global provider of advanced collection and sorting systems, celebrated its 50th anniversary. “We live in a world that needs big transformation. We urgently need to improve sustainability, develop the circular economy, and make more efficient use of resources - challenges which Tomra’s solutions can...